How to Install a Lace Frontal Closure?
Installing a lace frontal closure sew in is simple, yet time-consuming event. If you want to try your hand in sewing your own weave, just follow these steps:
- Braid your natural hairs in a parallel format from front to back (corn wall braid).
- Prepare the lace frontal closure as indicated in its product description.
- If you have a darker skin tone, it is better to dye the lace to match your skin color. So, excess lace will not be obvious after the installation.
- Sewing In
- Lace frontal closure sew in is laid over the natural hair line. The ends of the lace are placed behind the ears.
- Sew in the back of the closure from one ear to the other using the corn wall braids as the anchor. To make sure that the lace is flat, always take the needle under the braid.
- Touch Up
- After attaching the weave, cut the excess lace on your forehead as close to the hair line as possible.
- You can also use tweezers to pluck out hair strands to make it look more natural.
- Create baby hairs at the hairline by brushing down some strands and cutting them short.
- Brush it down until it flattens and looks more natural.
How to Care for a Lace Frontal Closure?
Here are some tips to follow in caring for your lace frontal closure:
- Use a silk scarf to wrap your closure while sleeping.
- Use mild shampoo and conditioners that are compatible with your weave.
- Gently brush your hair every day from top to end.
- Air-dry your closure after washing. Avoid using blow dryers and don’t sleep while the closure is still wet.
- Avoid heat when styling hair such as flat or curling irons.
- Retouch your weave every two to four weeks.
Now that you know what a lace frontal closure is, you can give it a try by yourself or you can ask expert salon stylists. A Lace frontal closure sew in can be versatile as much as it is stylish. Just remember to care for it as you would your natural hair, so you could enjoy its trendy style much longer.